The youth pastor’s wife


Originally posted on BAY AREA MOMMA:
Dear (youth) pastor‘s wife: If you were sitting at my table these are some of the things I would tell you about my journey: I was 20, engaged and about to move to California to marry my best friend, who had just taken on the full-time role of being…

Toxic Thinking.


DETOXIFYING methods for our body are all the rage. Everywhere I look, I am seeing a new commercial for a new detox. We need to do a different kind of detox!

A few mom tips I have learned over the years.


In honor of mother’s day – Here are a few things I have discovered with my 4 kids that are helping me parent: God knows I do not do them all correctly all the time. But here is to doing it right today: 1- PRAY for your kids. Pray blessing, love, help, joy, peace. Pray…

Mother’s Day.


Mother’s Day. Celebrated by the world…. but painful for so many. There is a mother wound that needs to be addressed. So this post goes out to all those who suffer hearing of mother’s day events…

In case I forget – Mommy Momments – Toys.


How did I get so many toys? I have been here before, but last time with was with little girl toys. Endless hours of sorting, picking up and stepping on toys. As soon as they are properly put away, just one simple victory cup of coffee and all the toys are out again. Being a…

Don’t give up.


Simple post alert…….I just want to encourage someone out there today, Don’t give up!!!

Brilliant.


You cannot begin to understand the word brilliant unless you have been first in a place of dullness, or in my case fog. Funny how my British friends used this term…. and I never really understood. Now living in a place known for its foggy days, I understand. In the gray- everything is just that…

The day we walked all the way around San Francisco.


Originally posted on BAY AREA MOMMA:
#CircleSF ONE year ago I walked for 12 hours around the entire perimeter of San Francisco! Crazy? yes. Worth it? absolutely. I can hardly believe its been a year already, We woke up before sunrise and met our brave and fearless team to begin the walk around our beautiful…

Grave Robbers – a quick Easter post. :o)


Here I am in the middle of the busiest weekend ever for a Pastor. It’s Easter – so bring on the planning, the easter egg hunts, inviting, last min. organizing, the store runs and hard work leading up to Easter Sunday. And guess what?  It also happens to be my kids spring break…. but poor…

Dreaming of Endless Summer.


Welcome to Spring Break in Pacifica. I am currently dreaming of Summer….Never Ending Summer…. but then the reality hits me: Never Ending Summer. Never Summer! I guarantee you that even though I traveled to and spend time in San Francisco and at nearby beaches. I did not really know the first thing about the weather…

Noah


Today (March 31, 2004) I went out for coffee with my two girls who were out of school for the day. It was overcast and just barely sprinkling. On the way down we noticed the colors of the ocean and stopped to take a picture. It was pretty beautiful… the green and blue against the…

Opening Day


Today (March 31st) was opening day for baseball. Our champion SF Baseball team was away but the ballpark opened anyway. Even in a crazy rainstorm- opening day went down in history and the ballpark was open for free to watch the live feed of the game. Every year the end of season comes… sometimes it…